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    an interesting fact about this October 2010

    This October has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, all in one month. It happens once in 823 year
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Baer View Post
    This October has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, all in one month. It happens once in 823 year
    It's a myth, Don... Sorry.
    (better more reputable link to the explanation)

    Besides, with a few exceptions, doesn't the calendar repeat every 14 years?
    Last edited by Art Mulder; 10-11-2010 at 12:09 PM. Reason: better link
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    And I thought it was going to be about 10/10/10 (Oct. 10, 2010).
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    October is not a good month for our family.
    "Folks is funny critters."

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    Good one for me, I plan to turn 65 during it, my son, b-day was 10-10-10, etc.

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    There was a thing in the San Diego Union saying that a baby was born at 10:10 on 10-10-10.
    No relative has an excuse to miss sending a Happy Birthday card or present.

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